The Periodontal Examination

Publication ID Published Version
9090 January 30, 2012 1


A video media file (approximately 20 minutes) presenting elements of the periodontal examination with presentation notes and presentation slides.


Khocht A. The Periodontal Examination. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2012. Available from:​adea/​publication/​9090​10.15766/​mep_2374-8265.9090

Contains Information Suitable for Patient Education

Educational Objectives

  1. To know the evaluation steps involved in a periodontal examination.
  2. To know the clinical factors used to assess gingival/periodontal status.
  3. To know the difference between periodontal pocket depth and attachment level.
  4. To know how intra-oral radiographs are used to assess periodontal status.


  • Periodontium (MeSH), Periodontal Examination, Gingival Status, Intra-Oral Radiographs


  • Dental
    • Assessment, Diagnosis & Treatment
    • Clinical Exam
    • Periodontics


  • Patient Care

Professional Interest

  • Oral Health

Instructional Methods

  • Lecture

Academic Focus

  • Clinical Sciences
    • Clinical Exam
    • Clinical Skills/Doctoring

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Dental Student


  • Video

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